R.A 9147 is jointly implemented by
DENR, Department of Agriculture and
Palawan Council for Sustainable
DENR- responsible for all terrestrial plant and animal
species, all turtles and tortoises and wetland species,
waterbirds and all amphibians, and dugong.
DA - responsible for aquatic habitats and resources
(fishes, aquatic plants, invertebrates and marine
mammals, except dugong).
PCSD – for all wildlife species found in Palawan areas
• refers to species or subspecies that is not
critically endangered nor endangered but is
under threat from adverse factors throughout
their range and is likely to move to the
endangered category in the near future.
The Act makes it Unlawful for any person to
undertake the ff.:
1. Killing and destroying wildlife species.
2. Inflicting injury w/c cripples and/or impairs
the reproductive system of wildlife species.
3. Effecting any of the ff. acts in critical habitats;
a) dumping of waste products detrimental to
b) squatting or otherwise occupying any portion of
the critical habitat
c) mineral exploitation and/or extraction.
d) burning; logging and quarrying
4. Introduction, reintroduction or restocking
of wildlife resources.
5. Trading of wildlife.
6. Collecting, hunting or possessing wildlife,
their by-products and derivatives.
7. Gathering or destroying of active nests, nest
trees, host plants and the like.
8. Maltreating and/or inflicting other injuries
not covered by the preceding paragraph.
9. Transporting of wildlife.
FINES AND PENALTIES
For Critically Endangered
Six (6) years and one
(1) day min. to twelve
(12) years imprisonment
Php. 100,000.00 to
Php. 1,000,000.00 fineFor Endangered species:
Four (4) and one (1)
day to six (6) years
A fine of a Php.
50,000.00 to Php.
For Threatened species:
one year and 1 day
to 2 years
A fine of Php.
20,000.00 to Php.
For other wildlife
6 months and 1
day to one year
A fine of Php.
For Vulnerable species:
Imprisonment of two
(2) years and one (1)
day to four years
A fine of thirty
thousand pesos (Php
30,000.00) to three
Wildlife Management Fund
to be derived from fines imposed and
damages awarded, fees, charges,
donations, administrative fees or grants.
administered by DENR as a special
account in the Natio nalTre asury.
used primarily to finance rehabilitation
or restoration of habitats.
will also support scientific research,
enforcement and monitoring activities, as
well as enhancement of capabilities of